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CBS
Oct 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
on the u.s. chamber of commerce and they promised to occupy freedom plaza until the demands are met. they want more jobs, less corporate greed, and to the end on wars and more taxes on the rich. >> reporter: yeah, they have been making a lot of noise, these protesters all day today. take a look behind me right now. we have seen a steady stream of more protesters that are joining in on the activities here at freedom plaza. about 30 minutes ago they were talking on an open mic giving people instructions on what the rest of the night is going to be, derek. they are giving people plans on how they plan on staying here, occupying freedom plaza. and we are being told they were given a permit by u.s. parks to stay here through sunday. of course, they are not allowed to sleep here. i spoke to police officers who told us off camera that the folks who decide to spend the night here will not be allowed to sleep here, but they are, in fact, allowed to stay here to occupy the area. they have been at this all day again. as you mentioned earlier today, what they are asking for is more jobs, less c
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
and we all may fall victim to some severe weather tomorrow. topper joins us from the weather terrace where you can see the graphics, severe weather alert day, warning. tom? >> by the time you wake up tomorrow morning an entirely different story. let's start with the satellite picture and radar combined. showers and rain entering rolle and roanoke,. temperaturewise mild. 70 inlers burg. 7 -- in leesburg. 66 downtown. for tonight, clouds will be on the increase. breezy and mild. showers and thunderstorms by dawn. some will be heavy. you have until midnight to walk the dog until the rain rolls in. winds increasing out of the east at 10-15. we'll come back and talk about what threats are in store for us on your monday morning, on your way to work and what areas are more likely to see severe weather. >> thank you, topper. >>> montgomery police arrested a gaithersburg man for the murder of 12-year-old jessica nguyen. she was found stabbed to death in the basement of her home in may. today officers announced they arrested her stepfather, david rich hang. he's been charged with first degree
CBS
Oct 27, 2011 7:00pm EDT
did. that's why they are thinking about moving us to a larger venue next week. >> all right. thank you for that. get in out of that wind. >>> we have also learned during this trial that jayna murray's cries for help during that attack may have been heard by witnesses in a store right next door and the folks there did nothing. it appears to be another example of a well documented psychological phenomenon known as the bystander effect. according to washington, d.c., psychiatrist dr. allen solarrian is because human brains are simply hardwired to avoid trouble? >> it is a repeat animal behavior that most animals when they see danger they stay away from it. the human beings who are listening to the noises were not in the state of mind of risk taking. they said the hell with it, you know. >> all of us would like to think we would never do anything like that but the doctor says you just can't predict how you will react in that situation until you're in it. but it is one thing for sure you'll have to suppress your hardwired instinct that says don't get involved. so what do you think? did the
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. this was sent to us from jesse sessions and he said just sat right in the tornado in centerville, virginia, at union mill road and route 29. about 25 minutes ago. this came in at 5:55. he pulled over, which was smart. he said crazy torrential rain, penny size hail. sideways trees, grocery carts flying down the road. my jeep was swaying. scary. thank you for that. that was in centerville. i'll come back and show you a picture of the funnel cloud in just a few minutes. derek, back to you. >> glad things are starting to calm down. we turn to our other breaking news. montgomery county police released new details about the murder of a woman in germantown and the on going search for her little boy who is still missing out there somewhere. 9news now reporter, scott broom has details from police headquarters in rockville. >> our priority, our focus right now is to locate william mcquain. >> chief tom major announced details of the arrest of a suspect in the disappearance of 11-year-old william mcquain. and the murder of the boy's mom, jane mcquain found dead in her germantown condo late yesterd
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 7:00pm EDT
there was an eyewitness to this shooting. he talked to police and he talked to us as we were standing out here today. the cab was parked here on pond street right where the channel 9 vehicle is right now. back there is anacostia avenue northeast. according to our witness, the man who talked to police, the suspect pulled the cab driver out of the cab, put him on the sidewalk, stripped him of his clothes and demanded money. the cab driver repeated, i don't have any money. the suspect went through the cab looking for cash, came back, put a bullet into the cab driver. the cab driver still alive. he was able to dial 911 and put the cab in reverse and backed into the park where he reportedly died. the suspect fled this way and this is where police found the cab driver's wallet, his identification, and some clothing belonging to the suspect. >> and officials with the dc youth rehabilitation services says the law does not allow them to comment on young people in their custody, but slye walked away from a community based facility ignoring a curfew this past weekend because he was denied a pass to visit his
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 7:00pm EDT
the stand in her own defense. susan burke used to be a first grade teacher in silver spring, but she was arrested in january. burke briefly testified. but it was dramatic afternoon testimony as the mother of a six-year-old alleged victim broke down in tears when the defense asked her, how come you didn't report a scratch on your daughter to the police or the school right away? the defense also called two educators to the stand saying they never saw burke inappropriately yell at a child. the jury may begin deliberations as soon as tomorrow. >> new at 7:00, 9news now learned the family of morgan harrington is suing a company that provided security at the venue where morgan disappeared. morgan was attending a concert in charlottesville at the john paul jones arena back in october of '09. and she disappeared after he left that arena and denied reentry. her body was found in a hay field one year later. they are seeking $3.5 million from that security company. a spokeswoman had no comment, but that no reentry policy is common practice. >>> and tonight, police say they have new evidence in
CBS
Oct 31, 2011 7:00pm EDT
years. but as scoot broom tells us tonight, the final ride leaves a big void for people trying to get to sites. >> reporter: the last day for tour-mobile at the cemetery. it's the only bus taking people around the expansive 642 acres, meaning tomorrow visitors have to walk unless they qualify for a disabled pass parking pass. >> i'm glad i didn't come here tomorrow. i would be leaving and going to another site. >> i feel sorry for veterans because they'll have to walk to the tomb of the unknown. >> reporter: there was a contract with the national park service until december 31st but they threw in the towel early with no arrangements for a replacement. long-term employees were stunned by the end of the service which hauled as many as 800,000 tourists a year. and still uses 1970 vintage buses that came from universal studios. >> i just never thought this day would come, but it's quite an auspicious day for those of us who joined the company in the infancy to be here on the last day of operation. >> reporter: the national park service is scrambling to find a replacement for tour-mobile.
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 7:00pm EDT
to provide whatever witnesses or document is requested of us. >> but you are surprised if you find out that there were irregularities in the campaign. >> i'm surprised this happened in the first place. >> and lorraine green said she gave him money and the job. 9 news now has never been able to make contact with howard brooks. he has recorded at least one conversation for prosecutors sources say. we don't know who he talked to but we have been able to confirm the conversations were not with the mayor or lorraine green. >> any idea of a time line on this thing? >> i talked with legal resources and he said between now and thanksgiving we may know something. >> bruce johnson, thank you. >>> well charges of disen franchising voters and trying to get rid of a republican congressman was the focus on redrawing the lines in montgomery county. this was day one of the special legislation of the legislature called to redistrict the state due to the latest census. roscoe bartlett of maryland's district would be changed to heavy democratic area and in montgomery county they might vote him out. donna
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: teddy used to work with the 12-year-old at the amish market in charlotte hill. but today, her family's stand is closed. >> i think it's incredibly sad. i mean, i can't imagine having daughters of my own, what that might be like. >> reporter: the accident raises some serious questions for a community in the heart of maryland's amish country. can cars and buggies still safely share the road? >> it's not as easy or safe like the past. it's a concern, a deep concern when we have young folks out on the road. >> reporter: most amish buggies are outfitted with brake lights and turning signals, but they still can't cross an intersection as far as the car. >> and it is dangerous for them to be doing it, but they've got no other choice. they have no other way to travel. >> i think it is more of the responsibility of the drivers to, you know, slow down, and to be real respectful of the amish. >> reporter: as for the driver of the pickup truck, the st. mary's county deputy said that the 31-year-old man is cooperating. police do not believe that drugs or alcohol are a factor, and so far, n
CBS
Oct 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. >>> more americans are back on the job. that according to the u.s. labor department. some new numbers out today show employers added just over 100,000 jobs last month. however, that was not enough to even make a dent in the nation's 9.1% unemployment rate as an estimated 14 million of us are still without work. meanwhile, analysts say the report shows the economy is not gaining much momentum. however, it is easing fears of a double-dip recession. >> we do not believe that it will happen but there is no question that the economy has slowed. >> this bill will prevent up to 280,000 teachers -- >> president obama says the solution might be his 447 billion jobs bill but republicans argue the president and his policies are to blame for the problem. >>> the occupied d.c. antiwar and anticorporate greed protestors continue their encampment on d.c.'s freedom plaza tonight with no damping of enthusiasm even after sleeping outside on coblestones last night. bruce leshan is saying they are hoping a lot more folks will join them over the weekend. >> reporter: d.c. has seen far big, protests but the di
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 7:00pm EDT
of the storm. cold air filtering in now. temps in the 40s. rain is showing up on top of us. not raining just yet. it is yvonne -- is evaporating. >>> pepco tonight is pulling in the extra tree trimming crews because they are worried the storm might just knock out your power. in fact, that's exact hurricane what happened out in denver. the heavy snow caused trees to fall cutting off power. most of the trees still have their leaves and those leaves will hold on to snow until the trees and branches simply collapse because it is so darn heavy. >> the snow storm in october is not what it is used to doing. so that will probably cause some issues. >> no snow. >> no snow. >> 8 to 12 inches. >> 8 to 12 inches. >> highway crews you can hear are not quite sure what to make of everything. the last time we had this much snow or any significant snow this early october 10th, 1979. well, in d.c. the road crews got a glimpse into their future today and it centers around snow. moving snow. getting around snow. towing cars that are stuck in snow. work crews gathered at r.f.k. stadiums before they hit the stree
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
on the part of iran, one the u.s. cannot ignore. >> reporter: the vice president declined to detail possible sanctions. >> i think what we have to do is unite the entire world against the irannian behavior. >> reporter: a state department cable out to american embassies all around the world urges them to make the case about this alleged iranian plot to their host countries. and the secretary of state is hinting at going to the u.n. security council for new sanctions. but as for retaliation, that so far is all we've heard. bruce leshan, 9news now. >>> some have noted that this plot seems awfully amateurish for iran which usually operates through proxies at a very high level. >>> the so-called underwear bomber stunned a federal courtroom today when he entered a surprise guilty plea on all counts. umar abdulmutallab admitted he intended to blow up a plane and his letter ended with a threat that the united states will eventually pay for what it has done. >>> maryland's system for handling the criminal insane under some serious scrutiny tonight after a stabbing in bowie. the director of the stat
CBS
Oct 20, 2011 7:00pm EDT
administration has spent about $135 million to help launch the government. the u.s. also participated in the nato bombing operation when the rebellion began. when they fell on august, gadhafi disappeared. >> the libyan people, they now have a great responsibility. and to build an inclusive and tolerant and democratic libya that stands as the ultimate review to gadhafi's dictatorship. >> reporter: revolutionary forces still need to deal with fighters that remain loyal in the former leader, but without gadhafi, they have seen an easier path to the future. and today, president obama called on libyans to work with the international community to help secure the country's future. at the white house, back to you. >> and there are americans who have waited decades for this day. bruce leshan has been talking to some of them. >> reporter: in the lonely corner of the national cemetery, they will rise in memory to the 270 people killed out there, in the plane and on the ground. 270 find scottish stones inscribed with the victims names. fiona hunter who has lived in d.c. for 20 years felt compelled to find it
CBS
Oct 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
and uses metro access to get there and back. on this day, metro access called a regency cab to cover the route. >> how far of out of the way did rory go? >> 30 miles. >> mysteriously, rory's tracking software showed a trip that went from gaithersburg all the way to andrew's air force base. only four hours later did the driver take rory home. >> i also considered dialing 911 and having police arrest the cab driver. >> for much of the trip, he was on the phone with metro access dispatchers and supervisors, begging for answers and getting nowhere. >> i had to take him upstairs to the bathroom and make sure nothing criminal had happened. >> we launched an investigation. >> tonight, metro is looking into it and promising a thorough investigation. >> we are looking at phone records. we want to talk to the driver involved to get an understanding of exactly what was going on and how this happened. >> in the end, rory doyle's father does not believe his son was injured in any way. he wants to know why the four hour ride to nowhere happened. in downtown washington, scott broom, 9news
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
for the holidays. >> reporter: the president said all u.s. forces will be on their way home by the end of this year. his announcement came after a secure video conference with the prime minister. the two leaders congratulated each other and promised to move forward as allies. >> our diplomats and civilian diplomats will help. >> reporter: spending months leaving several thousand troops as a training force. a deal breaker for the obama administration. the nearly 40,000 u.s. troops in iraq right now will come home or be redeployed. only a small group of marines will say on to secure the u.s. embassy in baghdad. >> reporter: top administration advisors are confident iraq is ready to stand on its own. >> iraq is emerging as a secure, stable and self-reliant country. >> reporter: to date more than 4,400 u.s. service members have died fighting in iraq. more than 30,000 others have been injured. the war has cost the u.s. more than $800 billion. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> so then what's your reaction to the president's big announcement? do you think he ought to get pol
CBS
Oct 24, 2011 7:00pm EDT
used as a scapegoat. 29 miners died in the explosion at the west virginia coal mine. >>> a virginia bail bondsman is being named a neighborhood hero after recovering a neighborhood boy from the backseat of a car that had been stolen yesterday. a neighbor screamed for help when somebody snatched her 20 #รก 2006 pilot, which was parked in front of her home with the engine running and that 2 1/2- year-old boy strapped in the backseat. he jumped in his truck and found the honda pilot about a mile away and went into action. >> i saw the vehicle and walked over to the truck and approached the truck quickly and walked over there and saw the baby in the back and i noticed the car was still running and grabbed the baby and called 911 and let them know where my location was. >> the mother of the child said she left the car running with her sleeping boy inside to go into the house with just a few seconds to pick up other children for an outing. there is no evidence for child neglect, but the search is on for the search and abandoned it and the boy. >> dc police say five different robberies
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
, which the u.s. blames for the planned assassination. outside the saudi embassy, andrea mccarren, 9news now. >>> here are the other top stories we are serving up tonight. loose lips, councilman marion barry here to talk about his comments regarding the city contract. plus, mass arrest. the occupy protesters now waiting the u.s. capital. and the virginia governor's invitation to president obama and they are not getting together for conversation. we are just learning of a first at dulles airport. customs agents say somebody tried to smuggle cocaine into this country hiding it inside bed post knobs. this happened on a last week's flight from al salvador. they cut a notch in the bed post and found half a pound of coke worth $17,000. we are learning more about the woman accused of stabbing another woman outside a target store in mitchellville and her past is pretty sorted. a similar accident back in 2005. and in that case, she served 16 months after chasing several women inside the montgomery county nordstroms and stabbing two of them. police tell us the victim in today's case is in stable
CBS
Oct 5, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. >> and this is the absolute worse case scenario. i am standing in the basement of what used to be that home in kensington. this is all that is left after that gas explosion in may. if you have any concern about your recent installation, you should call wssc immediately. in kensington, 9news now. >>> a spokesperson from sears say they are working with investigators. >> no more repelling down the washington monument. this morning the engineers finished up their inspection of the outside of the monument looking for any exterior damage that might have been caused by that earthquake back in august. those engineers did come across a number of cracks and loose stones, but they say the monument remains structurally sound. >>> you have heard of people defending their homes with any number of variety of weapons, but what about a musical instrument? that is what happened this past weekend in manassas. shaun is being hailed as a guitar hero after he fought off a drunk home invader with his guitar. why a guitar? >> that's the first thing i picked up because it was next to my chair. i pushed him out the door with
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 7:00pm EDT
obama was highlighting a new trade agreement between the two nations giving u.s. automakers a better chance of selling their cars in south koreaia and could bring in billions of dollars and create as many as 70,000 jobs. >> boosting our economy by more than our last eight trade agreements combined. >> the president spotlighted improvements in the auto industry since the bailout for gm and chrysler two years back and kept pressure on congress to pass his jobs plan. >>> john huntsman thinks he knows on which side his bread is buttered on the east side in new hampshire. he is skipping next week's debate in nevada. nevada has ticked off new hampshire by scheduling its caucus in january and that would. force new hampshire to go back to december. >> we call on all of the candidates to do similarly. they should be boycotting. >> huntsman says he will hold a town hall meeting in new hampshire instead. >>> the national weather service now says a tornado did indeed crossover interstate 95 around 6 p.m. yesterday in quantico. you can see, look at this. the traffic is at a standstill but the deb
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